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aerugo

[ih-roo-goh, ahy-roo-] /ɪˈru goʊ, aɪˈru-/
noun
1.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin, equivalent to aer- (stem of aes aes) + -ūgō suffix used in forming names of rusts and surface growths; cf. ferruginous, lanugo
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aerugo

/ɪˈruːɡəʊ/
noun
1.
(esp of old bronze) another name for verdigris
Derived Forms
aeruginous (ɪˈruːdʒɪnəs) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from Latin, from aes copper, bronze
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